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Vehicle Damage Assessor

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Accident Repair Centre, Vehicle Damage Assessor

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Martin Bane

  • Contact email:

    martin@perfectplacement.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    J85415_A

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-25

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Vehicle Damage Assessor
£30k Basic + Bonus
45 Hours per week + Saturdays on a rota
Crawley, West Sussex

Our Client, a reputable National Bodyshop in the Crawley Area is currently looking to recruit an experienced and professional Estimator / Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA) to join their Bodyshop.

Main Purpose of the Role:
To carry out estimates as specified by insurers/customers ensuring that the vehicle repair can be carried out efficiently and that by doing so a satisfactory profit margin can be generated.

Main Tasks:
* To prepare manual and computerised estimates efficiently and ensure that it conforms to the requirements laid down by the insurance company/ customer in order that customer care/satisfaction standards are maintained at all times.
* To maintain a file of all estimates undertaken making sure that all work that is not automatically authorised is clearly identified. Ensure that any such work does not commence until authorisation is gained, following-up any unauthorised estimates and reporting reasons.
* Once authorisation has been gained liaise with the body shop personnel and make sure that they understand fully the work to be done as per the estimate. Alternately communicate to the Bodyshop if, by agreement with the insurance company, the vehicle is deemed a "total loss".
* To be aware of and adhere to all Health and Safety regulations and policies applicable to your position and working environment.

In order to be eligible for this position you will need to be a Fully Qualified and experienced Vehicle Damage Assessor, preferably ATA accredited. PAS 125 experience is advantageous but not essential, along with Audatex training.

For your hard work our Client is offering a starting salary of around £31,000 with a competitive bonus scheme.

If this Vehicle Estimator Vacancy interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Bodyshop Jobs in Redhill / Crawley Area, please contact Martin at Perfect Placement.

At Perfect Placement we specialise in Jobs within the Automotive Field, we can help you with your Career search for Motor Trade Jobs as we have over 1,400 live Automotive Vacancies across the whole of the UK ranging from Vehicle Estimator Jobs to Bodyshop Manager Jobs.